Experience

Makes all the difference

Holidae Hayes

Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

Financial Advisor

Holidae Hayes combines a strong background as a banking and securities attorney and two decades of financial services experience to deliver uniquely insightful advice to clients. Holidae serves as a financial advisor and consultant to business owners, executives, families, and foundations. By providing truly comprehensive advice to her clients, Holidae is able to leverage her decades of experience to help ensure that clients are able to achieve their goals. A strong commitment to integrity and trust have been hallmarks of Holidae’s enduring client relationships.

Professional Experience

• UBS Financial Services Inc., Senior Vice President–Wealth Management, 2009 – present
• Morgan Stanley, Senior Vice President, Wealth Advisor, Institutional Consultant, 2002 – 2009
• Sanford C. Bernstein, Financial Advisor, 1996 – 2002
• U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs, Majority Counsel, 1993 – 1996
• Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Enforcement Attorney, 1991 – 1993

Designations and accomplishments

• Senior Veteran Advisor & Field Director of Veteran Affairs, UBS Financial Services Inc.
• UBS Global Employee Volunteer Award Recipient
• Series 7, 31 and 66 securities licenses

Community involvement and personal interests

• Currently serves on the Board of Directors for No Greater Sacrifice and the Great Meadow Outdoors Foundation
• Meridian International Center Global Leadership Council Member
• Previously served on Board of Directors of Wolf Trap Foundation, Arena Stage, Helen Hayes Theater Awards, Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind and Chaired annual fundraisers for Make a Wish, Knock Out Abuse and numerous other community organizations
She and her husband, Dr. Matt Gavin, have two daughters

Registered States:
  • AK
  • AL
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • GA
  • HI
  • IA
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • KY
  • LA
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MI
  • MN
  • MS
  • MT
  • NC
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NM
  • NV
  • NY
  • OH
  • OK
  • OR
  • PA
  • PR
  • RI
  • SC
  • SD
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VA
  • VT
  • WA
  • WI
  • WV
  • WY

Recognized as an industry leader:

  • Forbes America’s Top Women Wealth Advisors, 2021, 2022The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in February based on information from a 12 month period ending September of the prior year.
  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2021, 2022The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in April based on information from a 12 month period ending June of the prior year.
  • Forbes Best-in-State Women Wealth Advisors, 2021, 2022The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in February based on information from a 12 month period ending September of the prior year.
  • Working Mother Magazine/SHOOK Top Wealth Advisor Moms, 2021The Working Mother Magazine/SHOOK rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in October based on information from a 12 month period ending in March of the award year.

Eligibility is based on quantitative factors and is not necessarily related to the quality of the investment advice. For more information on third party rating methodologies, please visit ubs.com/us/en/designation-disclosures

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Sandra Cunningham

Senior Vice President–Investments

Senior Institutional Consultant, UBS Institutional Consulting Program

Sandy is a Senior Partner with Liberty Capitol Group. Sandy joined UBS Financial Services Inc. in 1998, following an initial career as a successful entrepreneur running her own business. Sandy founded The Capitol Group Institutional Consulting practice at UBS, where her business acumen and tireless work ethic have helped institutional clients achieve their goals for over 20 years. She provides consulting services to clients' retirement plans and reserve accounts, including plan design, investment policy assistance, fiduciary training, fees and services benchmarking, investment due diligence, plan governance support, and participant education to organizations of all types and sizes. Sandy serves as the co-chair of the UBS Retirement Plan Consulting Services Advisory Council, where she helps steer innovation to better serve clients and drive positive change in the retirement industry. Sandy also advises a select group of individual clients with their personal wealth.

Professional Experience
• Senior Vice-President - Investments, UBS Financial Services, Inc.: 1998-Present
• Small Business Owner, 1978-1998

Education, Certification & Recognition
• Bachelor's Degree from University of North Carolina at Greensboro
• CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®), Georgetown University
• Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®), The Wharton School

Hometown
Beacon Falls, Connecticut

Alma Mater Team
UNC Greensboro Spartans

Favorite Philanthropy
Zonta Club of Washington DC

Interests
• Tennis
• Being active in my church
• Spending time with family & friends at the beach 

Why I Do What I Do
"It's wonderful to see our clients' tremendous growth over the years and getting to know new clients who trust us with their business."

My Philosophy on Client Service
"Our clients always come first."

Registered States:
  • AK
  • AL
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • GA
  • HI
  • IA
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • KY
  • LA
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MI
  • MN
  • MS
  • MT
  • NC
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NM
  • NV
  • NY
  • OH
  • OK
  • OR
  • PA
  • PR
  • RI
  • SC
  • SD
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VA
  • VI
  • WA
  • WV
  • WY

Recognized as an industry leader:

  • Barron's Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2020
    The Barron's rating is awarded annually in March and is based on information from the prior year Q3. 
  • Forbes America’s Top Women Wealth Advisors, 2020, 2021, 2022The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in February based on information from a 12 month period ending September of the prior year.
  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in April based on information from a 12 month period ending June of the prior year.
  • Forbes Best-in-State Women Wealth Advisors, 2020, 2021, 2022The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in February based on information from a 12 month period ending September of the prior year.
  • NAPA Top Women Advisors, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2021, 2022The NAPA rating is awarded annually in September based on information from June to August of the award year.
  • PLANADVISER Top Retirement Plan Advisers, 2022The PLANADVISOR rating is awarded in Q1 based on information from January of the award year.
  • PLANADVISER Top Retirement Plan Advisers, 2014The PLANADVISOR rating is awarded in Q1 based on information from January of the award year.

Eligibility is based on quantitative factors and is not necessarily related to the quality of the investment advice. For more information on third party rating methodologies, please visit ubs.com/us/en/designation-disclosures

Credentials

  • Senior Institutional Consultant, UBS Institutional Consulting Program
  • Senior Retirement Plan Consultant
  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
  • Certified Investment Management Consultant
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Leland Bishop

First Vice President–Wealth Management

Financial Advisor

Leland is a Partner with Liberty Capitol Group. Leland joined UBS Financial Services, Inc. in August of 2002, as a Financial Advisor. Leland has 16 years of experience building and nurturing relationships with non-profits, foundations, endowments, and retirement plans. Leland has extensive experience in developing investment policy statements, asset allocation modeling, investment manager due diligence, portfolio analysis, portfolio reporting, risk management, and portfolio construction. His institutional clients include pension plans, foundations, endowments and corporate benefit plans.

Leland is available for trustee education meetings and will work with you to identify strategies to achieve your organization's investment goals. We believe in taking an active role in helping to shape and execute an investment plan, and have a great deal of experience integrating our services with those provided by your other professional relationships.

Professional Experience
• Financial Advisor, UBS Financial Services, Inc., 2002-Present

Education & Certification
• B.S.G.S. in Organizational Behavior from Northwestern University
• M.B.A. with a concentration in securities analysis from Georgetown University
• Certified Investment Management Analyst® certification, taught in conjunction with The Yale School of Management.

Hometown
Duxbury, MA

Alma Mater Teams
Northwestern Wildcats, Vermont Catamounts & Georgetown Hoyas

Favorite Philanthropy
• St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital
• Teach for America
• Lift Me Up – Therapeutic Riding Program
• Days End Farm - Horse Rescue

Interests
• Time with family
• Skiing
• Cycling
• Tennis
• Golf
• Cooking on the grill

Why I Do What I Do
"I am excited to be a part of a team of advisors committed to driving positive change for clients. We have a real opportunity to shape our business by creating better outcomes for retirees."

My Philosophy on Client Service
"There are no traffic jams along the extra mile." - Roger Staubach

Registered States:
  • AK
  • AL
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • GA
  • HI
  • IA
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • KY
  • LA
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MI
  • MN
  • MS
  • MT
  • NC
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NM
  • NV
  • NY
  • OH
  • OK
  • OR
  • PA
  • PR
  • RI
  • SC
  • SD
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VA
  • WA
  • WV
  • WY
1501 K Street North West
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005

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Leif Springer

Financial Advisor

Certified Investment Management Consultant

Leif is a Partner and lead consultant in Liberty Capital Group, with a focus on nonprofit reserves, foundations and private clients, managing investments and fiduciary responsibility. Leif also works with small businesses and corporations on qualified and non-qualified retirement plans, in addition to providing comprehensive financial planning and wellness resources for owners, executives and plan participants. Leif serves on the UBS Retirement Plan Consulting Services Advisory Council, where he helps steer innovation to improve the client experience and drive positive change. Leif joined UBS after working for 12 years in the pension industry as a VP with John Hancock and Transamerica, giving him unique insights that can benefit clients. Leif is passionate about helping clients achieve their objectives and sharing in their success, making lasting relationships along the way. Leif cares deeply about sustainable development goals and the intersection between health and wealth, which informs his approach to consulting and life.

Professional Experience
• Financial Advisor, UBS Financial Services, Inc., 2018 - Present
• Regional Vice President - Transamerica Retirement Solutions, 2016 - 2018
• Vice President - John Hancock, 2006 - 2016
• Financial Advisor - Morgan Stanley, 2002 - 2006

Education & Certification
• Bachelor's degree, Harvard University
• Master's in Business Administration (MBA) Boston University
• Certified Retirement Plan Counselor (CRPC) – College for Financial Planning
• Retirement Plans Associate (RPA) – IFEBP & The Wharton School

Hometown
Brielle, NJ

Alma Mater Teams
Harvard Crimson, Boston University Terriers

Favorite Philanthropy
Ocean Conservancy

Interests
• Time with Family – Wife Jan, Children Savannah, Natasha and Renzo
• Traveling
• Skiing
• Sailing

Why I Do What I Do
“I love helping people enjoy financial independence and tap into their purpose.”

My Philosophy on Client Service
“Call the client before they have a reason to call me.”

Registered States:
  • AK
  • AL
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • GA
  • HI
  • IA
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • KY
  • LA
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MI
  • MN
  • MS
  • MT
  • NC
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NM
  • NV
  • NY
  • OH
  • OK
  • OR
  • PA
  • PR
  • RI
  • SC
  • SD
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VA
  • WA
  • WV
  • WY

Credentials

  • Certified Investment Management Consultant
  • Institutional Consultant, UBS Institutional Consulting Program
  • Senior Retirement Plan Consultant
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Washington, DC 20005

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Brock Van Selow

Financial Advisor

Accredited Wealth Management Advisor℠

Brock is a Partner with Liberty Capitol Group. He joined UBS in 2016 as part of the UBS Wealth Planning Team which focused on High and Ultra-High net worth financial planning for individuals and families. Brock joined LCG in 2018 and works primarily with our private clients to organize, grow and protect their wealth. He specializes in retirement income and cash flow analysis, estate and multigenerational planning, insurance  and charitable giving strategies. Additionally, Brock provides education services to our retirement plan clients through seminars and one-on-one meetings with participants.

Brock began his career in financial services at Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P., in 2012, where he worked as a Financial Advisor and Equity Sales Associate.  He brings nearly a decade of experience in relationship management, financial planning and portfolio construction to the team.  Brock is a native of Tidewater, Virginia and currently resides in with his wife in Washington, DC.

Professional Experience
• Financial Advisor - UBS Financial Services, Inc., 2018 - Present
• Wealth Planning Associate - UBS Financial Services, Inc., 2016-2018
• Equity Sales Associate - Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P., 2015-2016
• Client Associate - Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P., 2013-2015
• Financial Advisor - Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P., 2012-2013

Education & Certification
• B.A., History, Hampden-Sydney College
• Accredited Wealth Management Advisor (AWMA®), College for Financial Planning

Hometown
Smithfield, VA

Interests
• College Football Season
• Backpacking
• Wine Tasting
• Traveling with my wife
• Spending time in Virginia Beach with my family

My Philosophy on Client Service
"I follow three rules: do the right thing, do the best you can, and always show people you care."
-Lou Holtz

Registered States:
  • AK
  • AL
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • GA
  • HI
  • IA
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • KY
  • LA
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MI
  • MN
  • MS
  • MT
  • NC
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NM
  • NV
  • NY
  • OH
  • OK
  • OR
  • PA
  • PR
  • RI
  • SC
  • SD
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VA
  • WA
  • WV
  • WY

Credentials

  • Accredited Wealth Management Advisor℠
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Washington, DC 20005

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Michael Whatley

Investment Associate

Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist℠

Mike Whatley joined UBS Financial Services Inc. in 2008. Prior to joining UBS, Mike worked as client service associate for high net worth clients in the private banking channel. Mike is an integral part of the UBS Institutional Consulting team. Mike assists our institutional clients with various operational day-to-day activities and quarterly deliverables. Mike is responsible for serving as an intermediary between client administrative assistants between partners and Liberty Capitol Group to ensure set deadlines are met, efficient processes are established and operational task items are completed on a timely basis.

Professional Experience
• Senior Client Service Associate & Operations Manager, UBS Financial Services, Inc., 2008-Present
• 18 years experience in financial services industry

Education & Certification
• Bachelors of Business Administration Degree from Mars Hill College
• Concentration in Banking & Finance
• Chartered Retirement Plans SpecialistSM 
• FINRA registered with Series 6, 7, and 66

Hometown
Port Charlotte, FL

Alma Mater Team
Mars Hill College Lions

Favorite Philanthropy
Madison House Senior Apartments

Interests
• Soccer
• Hiking
• Being active in my church
• Spending time with my family

Why I Do What I Do
"I enjoy working with clients to help them achieve their financial goals."

My Philosophy on Client Service
"Get it right the first time."

Registered States:
  • AZ
  • CA
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • MD
  • MT
  • NC
  • NJ
  • NY
  • PR
  • UT
  • VA
  • VI

Credentials

  • Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist℠
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Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005

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Vincent Fallon

Client Associate

Vincent Fallon joined UBS Financial Services in the summer of 2021, making him the newest member of the UBS Institutional Consulting team. Vincent graduated from Johns Hopkins University in May of 2021 with a bachelors degree in economics, and is excited to begin his career as a client service associate at UBS. In his role, Vince serves as a first point of contact between clients and advisors, as well as assists clients with operational activities.

Professional Experience

• UBS Financial Services, Client Service Associate, 2021-Present

• Summer associate at Savills in D.C, 2020

Education & Certification

• Bachelors in Economics from Johns Hopkins University, 2021

Hometown

• Los Angeles, CA

Alma Mater Team

• Johns Hopkins Blue Jays

Favorite Philanthropy

• Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)

Interests

• Los Angeles Dodgers baseball

• Playing Chess

• Reading

Why I Do What I Do

"Knowing the positive impact that an ideal financial plan can have for individuals and institutions."

My Philosophy on Client Service

"It's not strictly business, its personal."

Registered States:
  • DC
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Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005

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